Four Perish In Edo Road Accident

According to reports, the accident occurred when a vehicle travelling towards Ugbowo experienced a brake failure, causing it to collide with pedestrians.

Accident

Four persons have been confirmed dead while several others sustained varying injuries on Wednesday, in an accident that occurred in Benin City, the capital of Edo state.

The tragic incident took place in the New Benin area of the bustling Benin metropolis, where several individuals also suffered injuries.

According to reports, the accident occurred when a vehicle travelling towards Ugbowo experienced a brake failure, causing it to collide with pedestrians.

The Sector Commander of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Paul Okpe, confirmed the incident but was unable to provide an exact count of the casualties.

“The accident happened in the morning, and before our officials could reach there, Edo State Traffic Management Agency had already rushed the injured ones to the hospital and deposited the corpses at the morgue.

“I can’t ascertain the number of casualties, but few persons died and others sustained injuries,” he said.
 

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